Gastroenterology & Hepatology (Digestive Care)
Do you or a family member suffer from digestive issues? Or are nervous about an upcoming colonoscopy? It might be helpful to read about another patient's journey to ease any anxiety you may be feeling.
Unexplained symptoms lead patient to trust her gut
Lynda got her life back when a diagnosis of bile acid malabsorption and ulcerative colitis was discovered to be the cause of her persistent pain and diarrhea. Read how trust in her gut and care team got her the answers she needed to get her life back.
Patient skipped sedation when getting her colonoscopy
Deb has natural curiosity and love for medicine, which is why she opted for a sedation-free colonoscopy when it was time for her colon cancer screening. Read about the benefits of not using sedatives and how she was able to go shopping on her way home.
Back to being a normal kid
When 12-year-old Abbie stopped wanting to play outside and wasn't acting herself, it was time to take action. After being diagnosed with Crohn's disease, read how an intravenous anti-inflammatory drug had Abbie feeling better within 24 hours.
Gastroenterologist gets his own medicine
Dr. William David Farrar, a gastroenterologist in Mankato, gets personal about a subject most people would rather ignore: colonoscopies. Read his candid, open experience about the procedure from the patient perspective.